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Styropor® - The Classic

Styropor® an expandable polystyrene (EPS), was invented in 1951 by BASF and has become a classic among raw materials in the construction and packaging industry today. Styropor® offers a large product portfolio with a wide range of applications. Whether for efficient construction or shock absorption and moisture insensitive packaging of products.  


  • excellent thermal insulation capacity
  • high compressive strength
  • outstanding impact absorption
  • low weight
  • imperviousness to moisture


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Reducing CO2 with packaging made of Styropor® BMB!

If the packaging for 1,000 washing machines were made of Styropor® BMB, the CO2 reduction would be equivalent to that emitted by a car driving further than 10,000 km, compared with standard Styropor®.